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Archive - 2013

April 10th

Violet M. Clouser

April 10, 2013

Violet M. Clouser, age 91, formerly of the Ridgmont Assisted Living facility in Ridgway, died Wednesday morning, April 10, 2013 at the DuBois Nursing Home following a brief illness.

Agnes M. Calla

April 10, 2013

Agnes M. Calla, 95, of 230 Beech Street, Johnsonburg, died Tuesday evening, April 9, 2013 at her residence following a lengthy illness.
She was born October 10, 1917 in Rasselas, daughter of the late Peter and Leona Markert Myers.
On June 8, 1943 she married Ferdinand "Fred" Calla, and he preceded her in death May 11, 1999.
Formerly of Rasselas, she resided in Johnsonburg most of her life. She graduated from Wilcox High School and was a member of Holy Rosary Church. She had worked at Stackpole Carbon Co. and the Ridgway Hospital.

April 9th

Johnsonburg boys basketball's historic season honored

April 9, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg boys basketball was honored with a banquet Sunday afternoon at the Johnsonburg Fire Hall to celebrate a historic 30-win season.

RASD reviews budget adjustments

April 9, 2013

Finance Manager Brent Rhoads of the Ridgway Area School District reviewed several adjustments made to a preliminary budget during a regular board meeting Tuesday night.

Child pornography hearing waived

April 9, 2013

ST. MARYS – A St. Marys man charged with more than 300 counts of child pornography and related offenses was arraigned in Magisterial District Court Tuesday where he also waived his preliminary hearing on the charges.

Area police clamp down on bath salt use, trafficking

April 9, 2013

EMPORIUM – A spike in the number of arrests involving stimulant bath salts continues in the wake of what local law enforcement are calling the drug's dramatic rise in Elk and Cameron Counties.

James G. Kosick

April 9, 2013

James G. Kosick, 64, of 25926 Lake City Road, Ridgway, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning April 9, 2013 at his residence.
He was born July 2, 1948 in St. Marys, son of Betty J. (Sullivan) Kosick and the late Joseph J. Kosick.
He married Donna M. Skok on April 1, 2005. She survives.
Mr. Kosick had lived in Ridgway all of his life and was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church. He was a 1966 graduate of Ridgway High School. He had been employed by Lusko Plating and was the owner/operator of JK Transport.

April 8th

Elkers win season opener

April 8, 2013

Ridgway baseball opened their season with a 7-1 victory over Brockway Monday afternoon at Sandy Beach Recreational Park.
The Elkers led from the first inning on against the Rovers.

Rams down county rival

April 8, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg first baseman Taylor Feronti hit two home runs Monday, including a bases clearing grand slam as the Rams toppled Elk County Catholic, 13-7.
"Taylor [Feronti] was outstanding, he's swinging a nice bat," said Johnsonburg head varsity baseball coach Jeff Peterson. "He was doing well at the end of the season last year."

Rams down county rival

April 8, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg first baseman Taylor Feronti hit two home runs Monday, including a bases clearing grand slam as the Rams toppled Elk County Catholic, 13-7.
"Taylor [Feronti] was outstanding, he's swinging a nice bat," said Johnsonburg head varsity baseball coach Jeff Peterson. "He was doing well at the end of the season last year."

A win for Elk County Catholic boys basketball over a state-ranked rival gave ECC the No. 1 seed in...
JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg junior Kevin Benson (24 points) and senior Zane Hodgdon (15 points)...
JOHNSONBURG – While some passes slipped away from Johnsonburg boys basketball Monday night, the...